Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) (LON:SVT) Given New GBX 2,560 Price Target at Barclays

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Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) (LON:SVT) had its target price boosted by Barclays from GBX 2,500 ($32.66) to GBX 2,560 ($33.45) in a research note released on Wednesday morning, Anlyst Ratings reports. The brokerage currently has an equal weight rating on the stock.

Separately, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 2,750 ($35.93) target price on shares of Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) in a report on Friday, November 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 2,444.38 ($31.94).

Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L) stock opened at GBX 2,332 ($30.47) on Wednesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 2,328.16 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,421.20. The firm has a market capitalization of £5.57 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.58. Severn Trent Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,994.50 ($26.06) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,716 ($35.48). The company has a current ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 632.55.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 3rd were given a dividend of GBX 40.63 ($0.53) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.65%. Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 213.08%.

About Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L)

Severn Trent Plc operates as a water and sewerage company in England and Wales. It operates through two segments, Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services. The Regulated Water and Waste Water segment offers water and waste water services to approximately 4.6 million households and businesses in the Midlands and Wales.

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